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GROW With Marquette

Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth.

GROW registration will now be done through Eventbrite. Please follow this link to see all available classes and register for any classes that you would like to attend: http://growwithmu.eventbrite.com/. The event code to register for all classes is "GROW". If you need assistance, please email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call 414-288-7305.

All GROW classes are free to Marquette employees and retirees. Classes are designed and intended for job-related professional growth and development.

If you have a suggestion for a GROW with Marquette session or if you have a proposal for a class you would like to offer through the program, please contact us at: growwithmu@marquette.edu.

We also want to Thank all these individuals who have recently given of their time and talent to the Grow with Marquette program.


Featured Classes - Spring 2019

professional growth series

  • Friday, January 25, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Raynor Beaumier Suite C
  • Friday, February 8, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Straz Tower, MPR 106
  • Friday, February 22, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 313
  • Friday, March 8, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    • AMU 163

A four-part series on navigating your personal and professional growth to position yourself for new challenges. Topics include the importance of purpose, values, character and how to take an active role in your development through self-empowerment. Sign up with a colleague who will serve as an accountability partner! If you don’t have a partner you have the option to be paired with someone during the first session or you can choose to work independently.

smart decisions with your money in your 20's, 30's & 40's

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU Henke
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 448

This UThrive workshop offers you a comprehensive financial education program that complements your existing benefit offerings while providing you with the information you need to achieve your financial goals. Some topics include: how to best use your current benefits, creating a “Spending Plan”, Saving vs. Investing, and Roth IRA’s. Register at www.helpUthrive.com or call 414-369-6620.

Presented by: Paul Tourville, Next Level Planning & Wealth Management

Sessions by Category

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Media and Web training

iT office Training

professional growth

 

Ignatian Book Discussion: a series

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Faber Center

The story of St. Ignatius has inspired countless men and women and offered them invaluable insights into their own lives. Join us as we read his autobiography, “A Pilgrim’s Journey” translated by Joseph Tylenda, S.J.

Presented by: Michael Dante, Faber Center

 

the undocumented student experience

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 252

The purpose of this brown bag lunch-and-learn is to create awareness of the undocumented student experience. Presenters are representatives from the Undocumented Student Task Force whowill provide an overview of the challenges that undocumented students face bothin our current political climate and on our campus. Participants will also gain some practical takeaways and resources for working with undocumented/DACAmentedstudents.

Presented by: Representatives from the Undocumented Student Task Force

soup with substance

  • Wednesday, April 24, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Raynor Conference Center Beaumier Suites

The MU Center for Peacemaking's Soup with Substance series and Huda Alkaff present "Connecting Faith, Environmental Justice, and Sustainability through Education and Service." Huda, founder and director of Wisconsin Green Muslims (WGM), will be sharing her environmental justice work. Registration not required.

Sponsored by: Center for Peacemaking, Campus Ministry, and Center for Intercultural Engagement

process improvement: getting started

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 / 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
    • AMU Henke
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019 / 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
    • AMU 252

If you have an interest in leading process improvement initiatives, this class is for you! This interactive workshop shares an overview of the practice of process improvement, how to select a process improvement project, and steps to get your project started.

Presented by: Autumn Anfang and Julia Knox

 

conversation with claude steele, whistling vivaldi

  • Friday, April 5, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
    • Raynor Library Beaumier Suites

Join a conversation with Dr. Claude Steele, author of Whistling Vivaldi. This important book discusses the role of stereotypes and stereotype threat in the classroom and its impact on student learning and sense of belonging. Dr. Steele will be skyped in for a question and answer session on how the concepts described in his book can boost the culture of inclusion at Marquette and in Milwaukee.

Sponsored by: CTL, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Center for Gender & Sexualities Studies, and Women’s Innovation Network

 

nursing sim lab and or tour

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 / 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. / 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Lower level, Emory Clark Hall

Come take a tour the Nursing Sim Lab and OR! The Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation at Marquette University provides a realistic health care environment where our students can strengthen essential clinical competencies, develop sound clinical reasoning and prepare for high-risk situations.

Presented by: Anne Costello, Nursing

 

tour of recycling center

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    • Meet outside Haggerty Museum of Art

Curious about what happens to the items you recycle? Have questions about recycling? We will walk 10 minutes to our local Materials Recovery Facility where we will learn about the recycling process and tour its operation. *Must wear closed-toe shoes*

Presented by: Brent Ribble, Campus Sustainability Coordinator

 

art and environment as pedagogy

  • Friday, February 8, 2019 / 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Haggerty Museum of Art

Learn how to use art and environment as engaging tools to enhance and invigorate your students’ learning experience, regardless of discipline. This workshop is intended primarily for faculty and instructors, but other staff are welcome if capacity permits. For more information and to register, visit marquette.edu/sustainability.

Presented by: Haggerty Museum of Art, Center for Teaching and Learning, and Marquette Sustainability

 

Credit and spending for young professionals

  • Tuesday, February 5, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Location: TBD

Geared towards young professionals, this UThrive workshop offers you a comprehensive financial education program that complements your existing benefit offerings while providing you with the information you need to achieve your financial goals. Some topics include: How to use Credit, the 28/36 rule, gross vs. net pay, and good debt vs. bad debt.

Register at www.helpUthrive.com

  • Click “Schedule a meeting”
  • Click “Register for Workshop”
  • Type “M” and select Marquette University
  • Click Continue
  • Select which workshop you’d like to register for or call 414-369-6620.

Presented by:Paul Tourville, Next Level Planning & Wealth Management

 

be a smart patient

  • Monday, March 4, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Marquette Wellness Center

Make the most of your limited time with your doctor by being the smartest patient you can be. Learn how to make a personal health inventory, write a one-page health history, and the five most important questions you need to ask your doctor when making any sort of medical decision. Walk in to the office with a plan, and you will walk out feeling confident.

Presented by: Carrie Murphy, Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

 

smart decisions with your money in your 20's, 30's and 40's

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU Henke
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 448

This UThrive workshop offers you a comprehensive financial education program that complements your existing benefit offerings while providing you with the information you need to achieve your financial goals. Some topics include: how to best use your current benefits, creating a “Spending Plan”, Saving vs. Investing, and Roth IRA’s.

Register at www.helpUthrive.com

  • Click “Schedule a meeting”
  • Click “Register for Workshop”
  • Type “M” and select Marquette University
  • Click Continue
  • Select which workshop you’d like to register for or call 414-369-6620.

Presented by: Paul Tourville, Next Level Planning & Wealth Management

 

marqetplace training

  • Coming in January

Learn how to leverage the new web-based purchasing and payment system coming in early 2019. All purchasers, approvers, budget managers or individuals who have spending authority are suggested to attend. see https://www.marquette.edu/its/projects/eprocurement.shtml for dates and times.

qualtrics 101

  • Friday,February 8, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Qualtrics online survey software is available to all faculty, staff and students. Learn to create, edit, distribute and generate reports for online surveys and explore options and features to help you build a better survey. No previous knowledge of Qualtrics is necessary.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Institutional Research & Analysis

 

crafting your social media strategy

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Hands-on training on six action steps to create a digital strategy that fits your department’s resources and needs. Define your target audience, create measurable goals, discover peak timing, identify relevant platforms and implement management systems.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske, OMC

 

Intro to samsung galaxy phone

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 / 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
      • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Learn the essentials of your Galaxy phone, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: Sheena Driver, IT Services

update your mu website: jumpstart web cms training

  • Various dates

Need to create a new website or move an old website into the new content management system (CMS)? Then Jumpstart is for you. In a series of five workshops, you'll plan the website, learn how to create webpages in the CMS, and finally build and launch your site, all under the guidance of a member of OMC's web team. All you need is something to take notes with. Laptops not required. Sign up through: http://marquette.edu/jumpstart/signup.php

Presented by: Alex Busbee, OMC

 

intro to ipad

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 / 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Learn the essentials of your iPad, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: Sheena Driver, IT Services

 

Intro to iphone

  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 / 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
      • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Learn the essentials of your iPhone, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: Sheena Driver, IT Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

custom training for your department

Schedule small group training or department training on one of the topics above. Trainings can be hands-on or large-screen projection at a department meeting. Contact the IT Services Help Desk to request a department training session.


onedrive essentials - back up your documents                 

  • Thursday, January 31, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Choose the folders you want to sync between OneDrive and your computer. Accessing, editing and sharing your files and folders via the desktop app and the web interface.  

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services   

 

making accessible word documents and pdfs

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 14, 2019 / 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

What makes a document accessible to people of all abilities? Use Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat DC tools for checking document accessibility and learn to fix errors that are flagged.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

cloud storage with onedrive for business and sharepoint online

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Choose a cloud location to store, manage, edit and share files. Find files and make shortcuts to access them easily. Sync your folders and get easy access through Windows Explorer or Finder on a Mac. Explore seamless integration with your favorite Office apps and easy co-authoring with automatic versioning.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Increase Productivity with office 365

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Review new features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Outlook on the Web. Share files via OneDrive and SharePoint, share calendars and meet online. Explore Groups, Planner, Forms and To-do apps.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services   

 

use excel as a data management tool

  • Tuesday, April 2, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Get, combine and clean up data sources and then analyze and visualize data. Rearrange columns, sort and filter with Tables. Use Pivot tables and Pivot charts to summarize and reorganize data and to quickly generate an interactive report.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

microsoft word tips and tricks

  • Monday, April 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Autosave messed up your document? Retrieve and restore a previous version or change the default save settings. Simultaneously edit documents with your coworkers, track changes and make comments. Copy and paste between documents and remove bothersome formatting. Work efficiently with long documents, using styles for headings, inserting hyperlinks, bookmarks and a table of contents.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

sharepoint online for site users

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Use Search and Follow to find your sites. Explore the modern interface, upload, move, copy and share files and folders.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

cybersecurity awareness training

IT Services has partnered with the SANS Institute to provide cybersecurity training for Marquette University faculty and staff. Topics include recognizing social engineering, browsing safely, enhancing mobile security, and creating strong passwords. All active Marquette University faculty and staff can access the training via this URL:https://access.sans.org/go/marquette    

 

collaborate with office 365 groups

  • Tuesday, February 5, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Make your own Group with Shared Inbox, Calendar, SharePoint Document Library, SharePoint Team Site, Shared OneNote Notebook and Planner. Manage permissions and customize your site.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

sharepoint online for site users

  • Thursday, February 14, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Design and manage your site. Manage permissions and make a sub-site that only a select group of site users can access. Improve site navigation and customize your home page to show documents in modern view. Explore SharePoint Library and List Settings and set alerts for changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Design Professional Powerpoints

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Present complex data in a simple and direct way. Use font and color, photos, clip art and Smart Art to design infographics and use Designer to improve layout. Add animation to make the slideshow interactive and use Zoom for an interactive summary.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Excel Essentials

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Format cells, insert and move data and change layout, view and print options. Use Quick Analysis for making charts, calculating averages and totals, and more. Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter information quickly. Use the Form tool to find and enter data. Insert a table to sort and filter data. Use basic formulas.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

microsoft teams

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208 

Collaborate using this app where all conversations, meetings, files, and notes can be accessed by everyone in the team, all in one place. Explore when to use Teams and how to communicate instantly with conversations, private chats, channels, phone calls, video calls and online meetings. Review setting up your own team with its own SharePoint team site for a particular project and customize it with apps like Planner, Forms and Polls.      

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

onenote essentials

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Organize and search notes that you collect from various sources in one location, accessing them from anywhere. Share meeting notes and agenda, and relevant documents and emails. Make checklists and assign tasks.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

microsoft outlook and outlook on the web

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Access your email through a web browser. Use @mention to get someone's attention. Share a calendar, forward an email as an attachment, resend an email and block spam from a sender or domain. Attach OneDrive or SharePoint documents to an email. Send an email and its attachment to OneNote. Connect a recurring meeting to a meeting notebook in OneNote.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

 

 

 

Professional Growth Series

  • Friday, January 25, 2019 / 10-11:30 a.m.
    • Raynor Beaumier Suite C
  • Friday, February 8, 2019 / 10-11:30 a.m.
    • Straz Tower, MPR 106
  • Friday, February 22, 2019 / 10-11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 313
  • Friday, March 8, 2019 / 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
    • AMU 163

A four-part series on navigating your personal and professional growth to position yourself for new challenges.  Topics include the importance of purpose, values, character and how to take an active role in your development through self-empowerment.  Sign up with a colleague who will serve as an accountability partner!  If you don’t have a partner you have the option to be paired with someone during the first session or you can choose to work independently. 

Presented by: Wendy Butler and Jennifer Roche

 

Public Speaking

  • Wednesday, January 30, 2019 / 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 254

Does speaking to an audience make you feel weak in the knees?  Do you habitually use “crutch” words such as ah, um, like?  Are you at a loss for how to hold the attention of the audience?”  This GROW session is for you!  Find out how Toastmaster’s International helps speakers overcome these issues in a presentation by two members of the Marq Our Words club that meets right here on campus!

Presented by: Kevin Davenport and Ross Younger, Toastmasters International

 

Performance Appraisals – Strategies for Working with Your Supervisor

  • Thursday, April 4, 2019 / 11:30-1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 254

Gain a better understanding of the performance appraisal process. Learn how you can take an active role in the process, which is vital in determining a fair and accurate appraisal. Learn strategies for working with your supervisor to ensure that you are making the most of your performance appraisal.

Presented by: Jennifer Burns and Liz Sides, Human Resources

 

Important Conversations

  • Thursday, May 23, 2019 / 10:30-12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 163

Learn how to navigate differences of opinion and strong emotions when communicating with others, especially when the outcomes are important, and the stakes are high.  You will learn techniques to address difficult issues in a positive, productive way instead of avoiding them.

Presented by: Renee Dowdy, Residence Life

What’s Your Work Style Preference?

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 / 10:00-11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 163

Discover your preferred work style(s) and how it affects your approach to work and interact with others. Understand your opposite style(s) to enhance interactions with those who think, structure, organize, and complete their work in a different way. An online assessment is required for this course.  Please register to be included, as well as cancel your registration if you cannot attend.

Presented by: Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

Performance Appraisals – Workshop for Supervisors

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 / 11:30-1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 254

This session is designed for supervisors responsible for completing annual performance appraisals. Gain a better understanding of the process, tools for preparing for an effective performance evaluation meeting with your employees and learn how to effectively set performance objectives for your staff.

Presented by: Jennifer Burns and Liz Sides, Human Resources

 

Running Effective Meetings 

  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 / 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 227

Research says the average employee attends 62 meetings per month.  For a full-time employee at Marquette, this equates to 41% of our time.  Learn what to do before, during, and after meetings to make them as effective and efficient as possible.

Presented by: Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

Change Management

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019 / 10:30-12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 305

Change can be difficult. For instance, changing a work process in significant ways by introducing a new process or technology can be challenging for many. Change management is the process, tools and techniques to manage the people-side of change to achieve desired results. This session will provide tips on how to do this.

Presented by: Wendy Butler, Human Resources


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